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Canada unveils Defence Renewal Strategy

10th October 2013 - 13:11 GMT | by Joyce de Thouars in London


The Canadian Ministry of National Defence has launched an initiative to maintain operational capability and readiness by streamlining business processes and reducing overhead costs within the defence organisation. 

Part of the Defence Renewal Strategy, which was unveiled on 7 October, the initiative is expected to generate annual savings of between $750 million and $1.2 billion by 2017-2019. The government plans to reinvest the savings in operational and front-line priorities. 

‘Defence Renewal is not a cost-cutting exercise and the overall intent is not to reduce the number of Regular Force, Reserve Force or civilian employees,’ a statement said. 

‘However, it is

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Joyce de Thouars


Joyce de Thouars

Joyce holds a MA degree in Middle Eastern Studies from King’s College London. Before she …

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